• Paralaurionite
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  • Paralaurionite
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Paralaurionite

$600.00   €498  £430.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC16910
The rare lead chloride Paralaurionite, from Torr Works quarry (Merehead Quarry) at Cranmore in Somerset, is a much sought after British species and this is a striking example.  A 1.6 x 0.7 cm area of pale lemon-yellow Paralaurionite with a subtle satin lustre sits in a vein system of white to colourless Calcite within a matrix of sooty-black manganese oxides.  In LWUV the Paralaurionite fluoresces faint dull yellow and in SWUV, a duller yellow and the Calcite dull pale red.  A very good Paralaurionite from Torr Works quarry, Somerset.

Details

Dimensions
6.4 × 5.3 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Torr Works Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Paralaurionite

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